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this tornado ripping through his family's backyard. >> it was freaky. >> reporter: dozens of homes in the area were damaged. >> all this was up against here. it happened so quick. it's hard to prepare for. >> reporter: and david, the tornado that tore the roof after this house was packing winds of 115 miles per hour. but the damage here is pretty random. this house right next door -- totally fine. david? >> that's always the way. clayton sandell leading us off. let's get right to ginger zee, because this threat goes into the night. >> reporter: david, just minutes left on that tornado watch i i georgia. but we e uld severe weather in western north carolina and south carolina, really for the next 24 hours as they pick up another two to three inches. but our concern has to turn then to the west. we mentioned that pile yum on i-5. well, we've got winter storm warnings from the sierra up through western montana. at least five inches of snow, already reported in a place like lake davis, california. as they cold front slips through, las vegas could see gusts tonight up to 45 miles purr hour.
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a lot of people love to see this snow but it's going to make travel difficult. >> all right, ginger zee, we'll be watching in the morning. thank you. headline tonight. the plane crash mystery. the russian passenger jet falling out of the guy over egypt, killing all 224 on board. no distress call, simply breaking apart. tonight hehe, threeee main theories now emerging and the kremlin saying, don't rule out terrorism. america's top spy now saying, don't rule out isis. new clues in the debris across eight square miles of desert. haunting images, a mountain of luggage there, the hull cracked open. victims' cell phones ringing in the aftermath. abc's alex marquardt on the ground in desert. >> reporter: the desert littered with charred wreckage and the signs of the victims. a child's shoe and passports. tonight, new mystery surrounding around what brought the plane down. just today, the u.s. not denying the possibility of terrorism, after an isis-linked group claimed responsibility. >> does isis have the ability to
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shoot down an airliner? >> it's unlikely, but i wouldn't rule it out. >> reporter: the flight full of tourists toooo off at 6:00 a.m.. on saturday from sharm el sheikh, egypt, for s peters burg, russia. before boarding, the parents of of her. this father and daughter smiling as they walked up the steps. after reaching 31,000 feet, 23 minutes after takeoff, it disappeared from radar. with no distress call. authorities agree, the large debris field, eight square miles, means that the plane broke up in the air and not on the ground. but why? three main theories emerging. first, a missile. though this hasn't been ruled out, intelligence officials say militants in the area aren't known to have weapons that can reach that high. a bomb on board. the kremlin today not ruling out some type of terrorism.
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and the airline, metrojet that it was not technical error. mechanical or structural failure remain a strong possibility. the co. pilot's ex-wife telling russian tv he had complained about the plane's state, even on the morning of the crash. records also show that in 2001, the plane's tail hit the runway, knknn as a tail strike. today, many of the bodies arrived in russia. the parents of 29-year-old roman polionov, on vacation with his girlfriend, weeping before they went to the morgue. now, his mother said, we don't understand the point of living. the black boxes recovered from the crash site are said to be in good condition, but one egyptian aviation officiallaid today that the results of thehe investigation could take up to a year. david? >> alex marquardt tonight. alex, thank you. and you heard alex report there, the two black boxes recovered in good condition. that's encouraging. so, let's bring in abc news aviation consultant stephen ganyard tonight. and steve, we reported, no distress call.
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but if the black boxes are in good condition, what might they reveal right away? >> well, david, if a bomb goes off, that's going to be heard i i the cockpit. they'll hear the actual sound. or, if the airplane comes apart, they'll hear the rushing of the air and be able to differentiate between the two. >> a real difference in the sounds recorded on the cockpit recorder. and you were telling me, the plane nearly broke in two coming apart. strongest part of the plane. how rare is that? >> it's extremely rare, david. if you look at the pictures of the debris on the ground, this airplane broke literally in half. which is why this remains such a mystery tonight. >> all right, stephen ganyarar with us. appreciate it. > we move o o now to new developments after the sinking of that u.s. cargo ship, el faro, lost at sea during hurricane joaquin last month. 33 people, including 28 americans on board. tonight, the navy using sonar confirming they have found the ship's wreckage, east of the bahamas, three miles down. the ship discovered in an upright position. no word on the condition of the ship's data recorder.
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2016, and to a developing headline late today. the new poll numbers coming in, showing ben carson in the lead, then donald trump, then marco rubio, jeb bush facing a big challenge. and now late word from donald trump, safeying he'll negotiate about the debates on his own. abc's tom llamas on the campaign trail. >> reporter: tonight, as miss of the republican presidential candidates unite, hoping to take control l future debates, donald truru saa he'll nel gauche yat for himself. >> the networks are making a fortune with the debates. we should be like a basketball player. we should go on strike and say, we want money for wounded warriors, or we want money for a great charity. >> reporter: trump isn't signing a letter many other campaigns plan to send to television networks. an early draft including demands for at least 30 seconds of opening and closing statements. no "gogoha" lightning rounds. and no show of hands questions. >> raise your hand now if you won't make that pledge tonight. mr. trump. >> reporter: and remember how
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some of the candidates were lights? they now want keep the debate hall below 67 degrees. someone who has gotten a big boost from the debates, senator marco rubio. today, trumpmp s smming him as a lightweight.t. >> i think he's an overrated person. i don't think he's going to make it. >> reporter: jeb bush, rubio's today. >> the challenging we fashionce as a nation are too great. >> reporter: bush today trying to relaunch his struggling campaign with a new slogan. >> i can fix it. >> reporter: bush admits he's getting lots of advice. >ake off thehe suit coat. ditch the glasses. get rid of the purple striped tie. i like the tie. >> reporter: but late tonight, his campaign communications director tweeting out, jeb's going to have a few weeks of bad polls. comebacks take time, we recognize and are prepared for
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>> reporter: and david, jebush says the candidateshould go forward with the next debate. that's been suspended because of the much criticized cnbc debate, but bush says it should happen. david? >> tom llamas, thank you. and we should mention to everyone at home that donald trump will be live in our times square studios first thing in the morning on "good morning america." in the meantime tonight, we turn to new jersey, where president obama gave a push to give former prison inmates a second ance. the presesent today touring a drug rehab facility in newark. he wants to make it easier for them to receive training, find jobs and housing. the u.s. sentencing commission granting early release to about 6,000 federal prisoners in recent days, reducing long sentences for nonviolent drug offenders. we turn now to your money tonight, noondand no growing outrage. american taxpayers footing the ll on a very expensive gas station.
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afghanistan. abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz >> reporter: they don't call it the world's most expensive gas station for nothing. 43 million u.s. taxpayer dollars spent on a remote highway stop that should have cost no more than $500,000. the idea? afghanistan has lots of natural gas reserves. so to become less dependent on costly foreign oil imports, build the country's first compressed natural gas station and then convert cars to run on the fuel. but it costs $700 to switch over a car to natural gas. more than an average afghan makes in a year. >> this is simply misuse of taxpayers' money. all of this would s sgest that there's possible fraud involved. >> going to be a lot of anger about this. martha with us live now. the pentagon isn't offering any answers, why so much money was misspent? >> reporter: that's right, david.
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they have no explan nation so far. and we won't get one soon, since the group behind the project closed shop six months ago. david? >> closed shop. martha raddatz live from washington. martha, thank you. and we do have one more headline about your money tonight. the runaway military blimp that cost taxpayers $175 million to build. recovered now, carried away by a chinook after that wild ride, drifting from maryland to pennsylvania over scoophools and neighbors. officials shooting it more than 100 times to deflate it. tonight, by the way, the army now taking insurance claims from any homeowners who sustained damage from that blimp. w w turn thihi evening to a health alert now. chipotle taking drastic action, closing 43 restaurants after 22 people fell ill, raising fears of an e. coli outbreak. invest gave tomorrows are looking for a cause, and near is
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>> reporter: chi pot late closing 43 of its restaurants in oregon and washington state. would be patrons greeted with this message on the door. fyi, we are closed due to a supply chain issue. so far, at least three victims have been sickened by e. coli in portland and 19 outside seattle. eight of them, bad enough to be hospitalized. >> the excruciating pain in my abdomen was something i've never experienced. >> reporter: health officials say most, but not all of the victims told them they recently ate at one of six chipotle's. the chain closing two locations, though the come contamination hasn't been directly linked to them. saying in a statement, the safety and well-being of kus americans is our highest proyourty. >> shutting down restaurants is a good way to go. >> reporter: and because symptoms can take more than a week to show up, health officials expect the number of victims to rise. david? >> neal l rlinsky with us tonight. thanks, neal. and we have one more health alert this evening, just in time for dinner.
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the company all american meats is now recalling 167,000 pounds of ground beef over fears of e. coli, as well. the beef was packaged in omaha, nebraska, but shipped nationwide and we have much more on this at abcnews.com. in the meantime tonight, we turn to colorado now. police identifying the gunman on a halloween shooting rampage. 33-year-old noah harpam killed in colorado springs. investigators saying he walked down the street, killing three people in broad daylight. witnesses say he was car riffing a rifle and a revolver. now, to a troubling attack caught on camera, raising serious questions about the safety for those drivers of uber. one driver blindsided and allegedly attacked by the passenenr, and tonight, the flip side, as well. what the drivers know about you when you get into that car. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: edward caban used to drive for uber. >> [ bleep ]. [ bleep ].
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>> reporter: but after this beating, not anymore. passenger benjamin golden was sloshing from side to side in the back seed. caban says he was so drunk, he couldn't even tell him his destination. >> dude, you got to give you directions. >> why do i have to give you direreions? >> reporter: when caban says he began cursing at him, he told golden, this ride is over. >> i'm kicking you out. >> reporter: the dash cam catching that barrage of punches. >> [ bleep ]. [ bleep ]. >> reporter: but caban fights back. watch him pepper spray his assailant. caban says taxis are safer because they have a partition between the driver and the passenger. but when you use uber, uber knows who you are.e. has your name, your phone number and your credit card number. we've been unable to reach golden, who faces charges of assault and public drunkenness, but uber has, informing him he's now banned for life on uber. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> difficult to watch. matt, thank you. there is still much more
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ahead on "world news tonight" this monday. the mystery danger. the home levelled by an explosion. wawah this. the blast felt up to three miles away. and tonight, authorities say, this time, natural gas was not to blame. the warning and the investigation coming up. also, the female driver throwing the car in reverse right here, hitting the officer, trying to make a getaway. tonight, what authorities have now revealed about her. and then, the mystery this evening. the earth splitting open. that huge crack, right there, in parts of america tonight. what's c csing this? we'll be right back. i'm always there for my daughter. for the little things. and the big milestones. and just like i'm there for her, pacific life is there to help protect me and my family so i can enjoy all life's moments. pacific life. helping families for over 145 years achieve long-term financial security with lifelong retirement income. talk to a financial advisor today to grow your future
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so powerful, the home flattened. >> whole side of theouse was gone, man. >> reporter: just a block away, a surveillance camera capturing the blast. the impact blowing debris as far as a thousand feet. the explosion felt up to three miles away. >> we hear this big kaboom and everything goes off, the power goes off. >> reporter: one man was injured in the blast. he was badly burned and is now in a burn center. tonight, questions persist. the fire chief of redford township saying there was no natural gas activeine to the home, but investigators looking at the propane tanks visible in the aftermath as a possible cause. 5.5 million homes are heated by propane in the u.s. it is odorless, with a rotten egg smell added for safety. and if you smell something suspicion, do not use your cell phone inside your house. static energy in our phones can cause a spark and lead to an explosion. instead, get somewhere safe and then calls 11. david? >> day lex, thaha you.
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>> i know i lost my dad, but like icentre in sioux city. local temperaturur are awesome, in the 60s s rth and 70s south. clear skies are on the planner for tonight. the temperature will be 55 at 10 pm, 51 at 2 am, and 49 at 6 am. i'll be back with a look at how long this gorgeous weather will last in just a few minutes. it's time for local news that matters! " "
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good evening and thank you for joining us tonight, im jenna rehnstrom tim and im tim seaman. there's unthinkable grief for a sioux city family and their neighborhood after a little boy s killed in a ekend fire. jenna: the fire happened friday on center street - that's on the city's westside. today, a memorial has been started at that site. tim: abc9's lukas voss joins us now with more. lukas thanks tim and jenna. neighbors are still in shock over what happened just across the street from them. friends and neighbors set up a small memorial right outside the burned down home on center street. three-year-o-o nichchas torres died friday night after officials say y ery room in the family's home was consumed with fire. the fire was so bad, crews had a hard time getting a handle on it. "it just caught me off guard you know, seeing all the flames come out. you could hear people, yelling and screaming and everything else. just seeing them trying to fight the blaze, you know it was hard watching it." stacey baker, neighbor said. the sioux city fire marshal says the boy's parents were home at the time of the fire but were unable to rescue
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nicholas because of how quickly it spread. aesoph: these are very challenging its not something we are doing very often thankfully. i have a son that is the exact same age as nicholas it does affect you, it affects you. lukas: the cause of the fire remains under investigation and fire department officials expect to have an answer in the coming weeks. it's not considered suspicious in nature. lukas the family is getting some support from the sisixland red crososas far as housing for the time being and counseling services. lukas voss abc9 news police say the who was bitten by breaking into a zoo, has a criminal record. 33-year old broke into the early sunday morning...... reaching into a tiger cage and then getting bit in the hand. wounds are so parts of her lice say the woman was intoxicated and criminal trespass charges. she previously
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was arrested for drunk driving, graffiti and disturbing the peace amoung othyer things. jenna: the omaha tribe of nebraska is weighing the risks and opportunities of legalizing marijuana. tim: the tribal council is holding a referendum vote tomorrow (tuesday) to see what tribal members think about the idea. our own rachel ramos has more. rachel: the legalization of marijuana within thehemaha tribe of nebraska all lies within the hands of its people. i spoke with members of the community earlier today and heard what they had to say about the drug and its effects on the community. legalizing marijuana is a touchy subject to tackle. but, the omaha tribe of nebraska is considering making it a part of their community. a referendum giving power to the people of the omaha tribe will take place on tuesday. members of the community will get a chance to vote on whether marijuana should be allowed for recreational and medical purposes, and whether it should grown industrially on the reservation. "we're here to serve the people and so we want to know what the community wants," said vernon miller, tribal chairman. some members of the community believe legalizing marijuana will be beneficial to the community,
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